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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

14th March 1916

On this day:

  • Inspections and moves   6th County of London Brigade RFA report the day was spent in preparing for tomorrow's marching order inspection by GOCRA. 47th Division. 2/Lt M.V. Eddis transferred form Headquarters Staff to 15th London Battery 2/Lt H.L. Burgis transferred from 15th London Battery to Headquarters Staff to take up the duties of Orderly Officer to OC. Brigade. Major Bayley DSO left for England. Captain Cooper assumed command of 15th London Battery.

    War Diaries

  • HMAT A68 Anchises at Port Melbourne   

    HMAT A68 Anchises Pictured at Port Melbourne on the 14th March 1916.

    The HMAT A68 Anchises weighed 10,046 tons with an average cruise speed of 10 knots or 18.52 kmph. It was owned by the Ocean SS Co Ltd, Liverpool, and leased by the Commonwealth until the 12th October 1917.

    John Doran

  • 14th March 1916 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy War Diary

  • 14th Mar 1916 7th Northumberlands to Camp

  • 14th Mar 1916 Hope to Keep Lucky

  • 14th Mar 1916 Seeing the Sights

  • Into Billets   18th Battalion Durham Light Infantry detrained at 9am and proceeded to Citerne where they were allocated billets.

    The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1

  • 14th Mar 1916 Reliefs Completed

  • 14th Mar 1916 Reliefs Completed

  • 14th Mar 1916 In Reserve

  • 14th Mar 1916 Bomb Mystery

  • 14th Mar 1916 Under Shellfire

  • 14th of March 1916 

  • 14th March 1916 Trench parades

  • 14th March 1916 

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. James Bright. Highland Light Infantry 18th (4th Glasgow) Battalion Read their Story.
  • Cpl. William Richard Cotter. VC The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. Alexander Hislop. Highland Light Infantry 18th Btn.
  • Rflmn. John Pitt. Rifle Brigade 13th Btn. Read their Story.

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